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Artist Talk & Reception: Japanese Pottery Making with Takuro and Hitomi Shibata

Bascome2022 01Join Japanese potters Takuro and Hitomi Shibata for an artist talk followed by a reception on Thursday, July 7th from 4 - 5pm. This event is free and open to the public, no registration required.

About the Artists

Hitomi and Takuro Shibata are potters originally from Shigaraki, Japan. Together, they founded STUDIO TOUYA, a pottery studio located in Seagrove, NC, utilizing a Japanese-style wood kiln. Their focus is to make simple & functional pottery by using local wild clay and wood firing techniques.

Event Information

Event Date July 7, 2022 4:00 pm
Event End Date July 7, 2022 5:00 pm
Individual Price FREE
Categories Special Events, Ceramics

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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Learn more at http://www.ncarts.org.

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Funded in part by a grant from South Arts
in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.